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|Alias:||application Slider joke, Trojan.Win32.DesktopPuzzle|
It splits the Desktop into several tiles and waits for the user to solve the puzzle.
|Detection updated on:||Feb. 13, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Puzzle is a joke type malware. These harmless programs display fake error messages on screen warning of destructive actions, simulate these actions or change the mouse or screen settings.
In this particular case, Puzzle splits the Desktop into several tiles and waits for the user to solve the puzzle.
Puzzle finishes its execution when the user solves the sliding tile puzzle or ends the process belonging to it through the Task Manager.
Puzzle is easy to recognize, as it splits the Desktop into several tiles and waits for the user to solve the puzzle: